Post Man (Newspaper) - November 11, 1801, London, Middlesex
And the Hiftorical Account, &c. From Xttefimp November 11, to 1t t)Utfl)ap November i 3,170 u E Kori>e, 0�tober 19. FRequent ExprefTes arrive here from tjaple:> with an account of the pofture of affairs in that Kingdom, which feem to tend to a great Condition by the feverity of the Viceroy, who being incouraged by the ap-obation trie French King and ihe King of Spain ave given to his conduct, and the full Power he has received to act as he flull think fit for the fervice of his Mailer, is now refolved to proceed againft the Parrifans of the Emperor with the utmoft feverity.. He has caufed the Palace of Duke Ttlejx Grimaldt to be razed down, and the ground on which it was built to be fown with Salt, and a Pillar erected thereon ; with an infeription, vety ignominious to that Duke, tor bolides the pretended Rebellion and Treafon he is charged with, they accufe him of fe� veral horrid crimes* which is the higheft indignity that could be offered to that Nobis Family, and moft of the Princes and Grandees of that Kingdom who are related to that Duke. The Pope has flgnifyed to the1 Duke of Uzeda AmbafTador of Spain, Brotber-in-La'w to the Viceroy, that he does noc approve his conduct, and that his feveriry may be attended wirh fatal conferences to the Incerefts of the King Jiis Matter. The Congregation far the Immunities of the Church, continue their meetings about the affair of Prince of Riccia, whom the Duke of Medina belt will not fend back to the Church, from whence he was taken by force of Arms, notwithftanding the follicitations of our Nuiitio to Naples, and the excommunication thundered againft the Officers who ieizsd that Prince ; and as this Court Has a particular inte-teft, that the thunderbolts of the Vatitan be noc flighted in this part of the World, as they are beyond the Alps, the Pope feems refolved to take all pofilble meafures for afTerting the Autho-tity and Immunities of the Church. A Congregation of State has beea held upon fecret affairs, wherein, 'til laid, they have taken into confiderarion the pafTage demanded by the Emperor for 16000 mere defigned for Naples,- bat we do noc know what has been refolved thereupon, tho we are (enable that the Pope is noc in a condition to hinder it. The Cardinal Legate of Ferrara has reftored to the Get* nan; the materials they had got together for laying Bridges on the Po, and the Imperial. Ambaffidor* has been allured, that his Holirrefs will fhew no p*r-^ialjty in this quarrel, but demean himfelf as a common Father to the parties. The Prince of Catxrta, arid fome others of the Noble Family of Aquaviv*, having complained to the Pope of the feizing of two young Noblemen of that Family, by order of the Viceroy of Naples^ the Duke of XJ^da has acquainted,' hrsflolihefs, chat the Viceroy being informed' that, when they came to Court, they had Piftols in their Pockets, 'he could not but fufpedt fprpe ill de-fig^n on their part, and that by a prudent precaution he nad thought fie, to fecure fhem. From the Imperii} Army at Ponte Oglio, November 3'. On the lit inftant the Baron de Rietz., Adjutant General, to the. young Prince of Paudetnont arrived he*e, with advice, thac that Prince having according to his orders pafTcd the River Add*, furprized abouc Caflano, the Regiment of Dragoons of Montroy, the Neapolitan Regiment of Horfe of Voldefutnte:, and 2 Tioaps of Horfe of the State, of Milan, whom he entirely defeated, filled too upoii,the fpor, and took Prifoners Cqljonel MonROy, hi< Lieutenant Collonel, a'Captainj'witn fome other Officers, and jy Troop- ers. Our men took belides, 11 Standards, a pair of Kettle Drums, 500 Horfes, and the Baggage of the Duke of Sejlt, General of the Spanish Horfe, who narrowly made his efcape in great confufion towards Milan,with fome othif Spanish Troops that were ppfted on the Canal called JNaviglii de la MartefaHa. We loft in that action but i men.' Yefterday the Prince of Vandemont came himfelf, arid having conferred with Prince Eugene, and received new orders, returned to his Detachment, which he had lefc near the Adda. That Prince reports, that his Troops made ah in-curfion into the Milanefe as far as Lucino, within to miles of Milan, whereby that City was put into a great confternation. The Detachments of General Vaubonnt and of the young Priacc of Vaudemmt ftreighren the French to that degree, that we do noc queftion bat they will be fuddenly obliged to re-pafs theQg/je. Several Spanifh Generals have quitted the Army by reafon of their indifpofirion, and we hear there is a great morrajity amongft them. An Exprefs is arrived from Fiemta, and it's faid Prince Engine of Savoy is ordered to tJgnify to the French and Spanifb Officers that are Prifoners, thac they mud expect to be uftd in the fame rrianner as the Neapoli-tan Gentlemen, who have declared fbi tke Emperor in Naples, fhall be treated by the pretended Viceroy of that Kingdom. We have advice , from Injpriick, that a Train ot Artillery and iocb Bombs and other Ammunition are to be ferit intoitalj by Water car-Tiage, and that above 100 Boats are got ready ac Bron-zolo on the Adige, between Trent and Bohmifot tranf-porting the fame. We expeft likewife a reinforcement of Troops. Vienna, Novembet 5. General GutsnftSfi is arrived here from Italy, to give the Emperor an account of the condition of our Army under Prince Eugene of Savoy, and confer with the Council of War abouc the Winter quarters.That General feems confident that the French muff needs decamp firft, and that firnrn we may take fome quarters imparts of the Dutchy of Milan, He reports that the Horfe have fuffeted very much by the (carcity ofForrageand the great Fatigues they have undeigone.wfiereupon orders are given out for buying in the Empire a fufficient number of Horfes to remount our Cavalry. The Dmijh Troops and fome others are marching with all poffible h'afte for Italj, where the Emperor intends to have next Spring 80060 men. 'the Elector of Baiari* is re-ctdicing his Forces, but they hope here to bring him 6v�r to ouT Interefts, and thai there are already fome great fteps made towards it. brtjden, November 4. By the laft Letters from rVtrfcw, we have received the welcome news thac a Treaty of Alliance between the Emperor and the, King of Poland is concluded,and that the latter fends: 103O0 men to the affiftance of his Imperial Majefty. The confirmation of this advice is impatiently expected, for thac Alliance is looked upon as an infallible prefage of a fpeedy Peace wich 5weden,whkh is earnefrly wifhed for in this Country. They write from Berlin,thtt the EnVoy Extfaordirhy of the States General' is very much carefTed at che SvedifbCourt, and that moft of his propofib have been accepted. The Palatinates of Poland being unanimoufly refolved toftand by their King,and at the fame time to con* tinue in Peace wirh Svtden, 'tis noc doubted but a Treaty will be fhortly concluded. Hague, November r8. The" Affairs of Cohgn are in. the fame ftate as by our former, but our Troops con-^ tinue their march for the Countries of Bergues and fuliers,and 'lis faid thit they ire to be chore numerous than it was ar rirty reported The Palatine Troop?.